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These two immigrants were found guilty on circumstantial evidence and sentenced to death. Many people viewed their case as an example of prejudice against people based on their ethnic origins and beliefs.
What was the purpose of the Volstead Act? a.Limit immigration b.Enforce Prohibition c.Ban the teaching of evolution d.Prohibit lynching
The Volstead Act was passed to enforce Prohibition. This gave the federal government police powers to find those that were violating the law Answer: B
Ernest Hemingway wrote a novel called A Farewell to Arms. This book a.Portrayed war’s meaningless violence b.Glorified war c.Exposed the emptiness and superficiality of much of modern society d.Portrayed the vitality and freedom of the new morality
A Farewell to Arms portrayed war’s meaningless violence. Answer: A
One of the greatest political triumphs of the NAACP in 1930 was with the a.Signing of a law against lynching b.Signing of a law banning discrimination in federal jobs c.Defeat of a racist judge nominated for the Supreme Court d.Appointment of an African American to the Supreme Court.
Answer: C The NAACP was able to lobby against the nomination of the racist judge.
Because many people thought the country was losing its traditional values, many joined a religious movement called _____________.